Five-a-side

  • Sunderland Futsal 2nds, in dark blue, against York St John earlier this season

    Men’s Futsal 1sts prepare for penultimate game

    February 12, 2016 at 11:30 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Futsal 1st team face York St John University 1st team this Sunday in the BUCS Northern 1B League in there final game of the season. The opposing fixture in November resulted in a 10-2 victory to York St John. Sunderland’s Dan O’Connor said: “We will go […]

     
  • Edwards is one of a number of players who stood out at the start of the season during Futsal trials

    Men’s Futsal president ready for relegation fight

    December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook says his players are ready to “fight” as they look to avoid relegation this season. The Wearsiders go into the New Year as the bottom placed side in the BUCS Northern 1B league after controversially losing 7-6 to Durham University 2nds due to […]

     
  • Middlebrook: The referee cost us a point

    Middlebrook: The referee cost us a point

    December 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook said the referee “cost us a point” after Durham University 2nds controversially defeated the 1sts 7-6. Durham opened the scoring after a late start to proceedings but Sunderland rallied and they soon equalised through striker Dan O’Connor. Luke Bedford followed the leveller by […]

     
  • Sunderland in action against Durham last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Men’s Futsal president wants team to bounce back

    December 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook wants his side “to bounce back” ahead of Sunday’s BUCS Northern 1B game against Durham University 2nds. Sunderland have lost five of their six league games so far this season, with their only victory coming in a 4-2 defeat of York University 2nds, […]

     
  • Edwards insists Futsal team must work together

    Edwards insists Futsal team must work together

    December 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal goalkeeper Bradley Edwards believes his side “aren’t playing as a team” this season as they face a relegation battle. The Wearsiders have only won one of their six games in the league and they currently are fighting an uphill battle to survive relegation as they sit […]

     
  • Bradley Edwards: The man behind the gloves

    Bradley Edwards: The man behind the gloves

    December 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

    The University of Sunderland futsal shot-stopper opens up to SportByte about injuries, setbacks and how he drew inspiration from Birmingham City’s League Cup triumph. Fresh from a session at the gym, Bradley Edwards pulled up a chair and set his sports bag on the floor. His distinguishing wide smile was […]

     
  • University of Sunderland women's Futsal team in action against Durham

    Women’s Futsal president using fixture delay time effectively

    December 1, 2015 at 9:44 am

    University of Sunderland women’s futsal president Connie Panayi has explained how the loose fixture schedule for her side has allowed them extra time to “gel”. Panayi’s team played their first fixtures back in the first week of November and are only scheduled to play again in January. The sides lost their two […]

     
  • Men’s Futsal president searching for derby win

    Men’s Futsal president searching for derby win

    November 26, 2015 at 9:30 am

    niversity of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook believes there is a ‘sense of positivity’ within his team ahead of this Sunday’s derby against Northumbria University 2nds. The Wearsiders finally recorded their first win of the BUCS Northern 1B league season last weekend as they defeated University of York 2nds 4-2. […]

     
  • Mens Futsal president confident of turnaround

    Mens Futsal president confident of turnaround

    November 22, 2015 at 12:22 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal president Robbie Middlebrook believes his side have “turned things around” ahead of Sunday’s BUCS Northern 1B game against University of York 2nds. The Wearsiders are yet to get off the mark this season and find themselves sitting bottom of the BUCS league table after four games. The […]

     
  • Futsal president grateful after close encounter with Paris terror attacks

    Futsal president grateful after close encounter with Paris terror attacks

    November 19, 2015 at 2:22 pm